[Spellyans] Ballroom dancing
j.mills at email.com
Fri Sep 28 11:40:42 IST 2012
I agree 'that stevel' may not be the best choice. However there is a semantic distinction between a 'dance' and a 'ball'. A 'ball' is a type of dance event.
There is also a distinction between 'ballroom' and 'dance hall'. 'Ballroom dancing' entails dances such as the waltz, the foxtrot, the tango and precludes hornpipes, reels, and breakdancing. More suggestions, please.
Ol an gwella,
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From: Michael Everson
Sent: 09/28/12 08:44 AM
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Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Ballroom dancing
On 28 Sep 2012, at 08:36, Craig Weatherhill wrote: > I don't think "stevel" is a very good choice. Usually the word indicates a chamber or dining-room; something a lot smaller than the space required for ballroom dancing. Hence "hel dauncya" Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/ _______________________________________________ Spellyans mailing list Spellyans at kernowek.net http://kernowek.net/mailman/listinfo/spellyans_kernowek.net
Dr. Jon Mills,
University of Kent
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